The Arts

McKim building, second floor (Washington Room)

Department Hours and Contact Information

The Arts Department is currently closed to in-person public service.

The Boston Public Library’s historic collection of blueprints has moved to the Boston City Archives in West Roxbury. For more information on how to access the blueprints through the Boston City Archives, please email archives@boston.govopens a new window.


For more information on Fine Arts, Music, and Architectural Drawings collections and how to request materials, visit The Arts collection page.